Bridal Club Magazine
Oh No! The Wedding Speech
are sweaty. You can hear your heart beat in stereo. Your voice is
shaking while you speak (or so you think) , and you've broken out
in a cold sweat. No you're not talking to the man or woman of your
dreams for the first time, its public speaking. Public speaking
makes most people very nervous, so when asked to be the maid of
honor or best man, he or she may panic. But never fear help is
here. Tell them not to panic, they will be able to deliver a great
speech, because they are about to discover the secret to great
public speaking. The secret is caring about your subject. If you
truly care about the subject you are talking about, then you can
keep the interest of your audience because they will be captured by
your passion for the topic. That is why writing a speech for a
special event like a wedding is very easy for those close to the
bride and groom.
some tips to writing a speech that will have guests mesmerized. And
no, you're not going to reveal all the bride and grooms
embarrassing moments. Ok, maybe one or two, but don't go
here are some tips to get you started:
time to think about what you want to say. Think about what you want
people to know about your friend and his new wife and what you wish
for their future.
down and write it out. ( You don't have to carry it with you to the
wedding, but writing it down will help you remember what you want
your guard down. Don't be afraid to let your emotions show. This is
one of your good friends, if not your best friend, its ok to
4. Put a
little bit of your personality into the speech. Let your word
reflect who you are and how you feel that day!
Practice your speech in front of people that you feel comfortable
with and ask them for their honest opinion.
6. Keep it
short! Your speech should be between 5 and 10 minutes.
step to writing a good speech for a special event or anything is to
know your subject. You already have this down because you are
probably close with either the bride or groom. Start your speech
with one of your favorite memories of the time spent together. This
memory can be sentimental or funny, but nothing too embarrassing.
Remember only share information appropriate for all ages. The next
step of your speech is to reflect on the history of the happy
couple. Recount a short story of how they met and how the
relationship has affected the both of them positively.
finally, since we want to keep the speech short, let everyone know
how you feel about the happy couple and wish them success in their
marriage. You could let the happy couple know that you hope that
they have success in their marriage and that no matter what happens
between them, they can work it out. Another idea is that you could
call upon all guest to work as a community to keep the happy couple
together, because sometimes outside forces have a great impact on
marriages. The last thing that you do is raise your glass and
salute the bride and groom. You're done, and it's over! Take a deep
breath and have that glass of champagne.